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International Studies

Shawn Stein

Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
Education
  • B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder, 1998
  • M.A., University of California at Riverside, 2000
  • Ph.D., University of California at Riverside, 2006

Selected Publications

  • “Movimientos defensivos: la figura del entrenador en las parábolas futboleras de Juan Sasturain, Sérgio Sant’Anna y Juan Villoro.” Studies in Latin American Popular Culture 32 (2014): 51-71.
  • O ano em que meus pais saíram de férias (2006) de Cao Hamburger: desmistificação ou propagação do mito de democracia racial?” Hispania 97.2 (2014): 256-63.
  • “Satire and the Macho Grotesque in Susana Pagano’s Trajinar de un muerto.” Revista de literatura mexicana contemporánea 56 (January-March 2013): 15-30.
  • “Debasing a Pillar of Brazilian Literature: Diogo Mainardi’s Polígono das Secas.” Chasqui: Revista de literatura latinoamericana 41.2 (2012): 3-18.
  • “La ficción futbolera echa raíz en Ecuador: Una entrevista con José Hidalgo Pallares.” Argus-a 1.3 (2012).
  • “Los agujeros de la percepción: creación esquizofrénica en Lucía y el sexo de Julio Medem.” Letras Hispanas 4.2 (2007). Co-authored with Dr. Rebeca Maseda
  • “Uma entrevista com Diogo Mainardi.” Chasqui: Revista de literatura latinoamericana 32.2 (2003): 89-95. 

Research Interests

Satire, film, soccer fiction and gender studies in the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking world

Courses Taught At Washington College

  • GRW 101 (Soccer Stories: Sport and Society in Latin America)
  • HPS 102 (Introductory Spanish Two)
  • HPS 201 & 202 (Intermediate Spanish One and Two)
  • HPS 301 (Advanced Spanish Proficiency One)
  • HPS 303 (Introduction to the Literatures and Cultures of Latin America)
  • HPS 394 (Special Topic: Hispanic Film and Culture)
  • HPS 394 (Special Topic: Latin American Film and Culture)
  • HPS 418 (Narratives of Mexico)
  • HPS 494 (Special Topic: Contemporary Narratives of Latin America)
  • HPS 494 (Special Topic: Revolution and the Arts in the Twentieth Century Hispanic World)
  • HPS 494 (Special Topic: Satire in Latin America)
  • POR 101 & 102 (Elementary Brazilian Portuguese One and Two)

 

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